A local pharmacy has approached us with a view to setting up in our premises. What effect will this have on our Notional Rent?

The answer to this query really depends on the space which the pharmacy will occupy.  If the space that has been identified is currently within the space that is being reimbursed by the PCT then your reimbursement will have to be adjusted to take this into account, obviously resulting in less Notional Rent being received […]

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Hinchingbrooke: progress with Circle?

I woke as usual this morning to Evan Davis on Radio 4 who was running the story regarding the Hinchingbrooke Hospital contract with Circle which is 6 months into a 10 year term.  Circle is aiming for over £300 million of savings which is almost unbelievable when you consider that the hospital trust had run […]

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Notional Rent and the District Valuer

I have been dealing with a number of Notional Rent Assessments for clients recently which of course means speaking to the District Valuer. We get on very well with the 4 or 5 people we regularly come across which of course makes it a lot easier to try to agree an increase to a client’s […]

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Times they are a-changing

Sat in a recent client Partners Meeting, we touched on a very interesting subject which is currently preoccupying many of the practices we deal with. This particular client is a large practice with an increasing patient list and a desire to offer a wider range of services. As the various options to cope with the […]

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Financial markets have keen appetite for primary care investment properties

Primary Health Properties’ retail bond issue raises £75m Despite the cautiously optimistic economic news this week, many of the GPs and medical practitioners we speak to remain convinced that the value of their premises is at best flat-lining or at worst, falling. Yet, this is in fact not the case. There is ongoing competition from […]

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The Pharmacy Show, NEC Birmingham

We decided to make a short journey to visit the Pharmacy Show at the NEC last Monday. We were keen to widen our professional contacts in this specialist area and we were not disappointed.  We were able to spend some time making contact with lawyers and solicitors in the healthcare sector who had stands and […]

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Welcome to our blog

Hello! Welcome to our blog. We’re chartered surveyors based in Northampton providing consultancy, advice and agency services in the commercial property sector. We also have a specialism dealing with healthcare property acting for GP practices and other primary healthcare providers. Here you’ll find our take on the latest industry news and regulations, interesting snippets from our travels out […]

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